BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Mike James scored 21 points and had seven assists Saturday to lead Lamar to an 80-56 victory over Nicholls State.
Anthony Miles contributed 16 points for the Cardinals (13-8, 4-3 Southland), whose biggest lead was the game's final margin. Brandon Davis scored 13 points and Devon Lamb had 11 points and six rebounds for Lamar.
The Cardinals shot 62 percent for the game, and led by double figures for the last 25 minutes of play.
Bryan Hammond had 19 points to lead Nicholls State (5-15, 1-7). Jeremy Smith scored 11 points. The Colonels made 44 percent of their shots.